Counseling Psychologist (Multiple Specialties)

Job description

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Counseling Psychologist (Multiple Specialties)
Category: Healthcare
Department: Counseling & Psychological Svc
Date Posted: 09/25/2017

Position Information: The Counseling Psychologist provides psychological service to the UCR campus. The primary responsibility of the Counseling Psychologist is to provide individual, couple, and group therapy to UCR students. The Counseling Psychologist also provides crisis intervention services; consults with students, staff, and faculty; and serves on University committees. The Counseling Psychologist also will have an interest/expertise/focus providing services to various communities: LGBTQ+ communities and identities, Black/African Diaspora, Chicano/a and Latina/o/x, Asian and Pacific Islanders, and clinicians focused on Diversity and Inclusion. Counseling & Psychological Services is a Student Health and Wellness Services department and shares the mission to raise awareness and facilitate action in developing lifelong health and wellness practices by UC Riverside students. This recruitment is for multiple career positions, differentiated by specialty area and focused on Diversity and Inclusion (1. LGBTQ+ communities and identities, 2. Black/African Diaspora, 3. Chicano/a and Latina/o/x, 4. Asian and Pacific Islanders 5. Clinicians focused on Diversity and Inclusion) . Please designate your selected specialty in your cover letter. A presentation will be required as part of the selection process. This recruitment is being run concurrently with an identical one for Master's level applicants. Please refer to iRecruit #201707269622.

Minimum Requirements: Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/ psychological testing methodologies.
Thorough knowledge associated with providing evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services.
Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct.
Thorough knowledge of working with diverse populations including but not limited to African American, Asian American, Latino/Latina, international, first-generation, veterans, students with disabilities, and LGBTQ. Understanding of intersectionality and how it impacts the daily lives of students.
Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.
Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be computer literate.
Demonstrated ability to effectively use interpersonal skills while representing the department on campus and to external units.
Thorough skills associated with conducting complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking.
Ability to conduct complex analysis and develop and present recommendations and course of treatment.
Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.
Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
Understanding of intersectionality and how it impacts the daily lives of students.
Interest or focus on Diversity and Inclusion or demonstrated comprehensive understanding of the cultures and experiences in counseling for one of the following communities: LGBTQ+ communities and identities, Black/African Diaspora, Chicano/a and Latina/o/x, and Asian and Pacific Islanders.
Demonstrated multicultural competence in mental health service provision. Knowledge of how race, ethnic identity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, privilege and multiculturalism relate to psychological service delivery.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
  • \
  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 2/20/2018
Application Due: 4/21/2018
Work Type: